Rick Moody is the author of numerous novels, collections of short fiction, a memoir, and a book of essays. His debut novel, Garden State (1992), was the winner of the 1991 Editor’s Choice Award from the Pushcart Press. The Ice Storm (1994) was published in twenty countries and released by Fox Searchlight as a film directed by Ang Lee in 1997. Other novels include The Four Fingers of Death (Little, Brown & Co., 2011); The Diviners (2005); and Purple America (1997), for which foreign editions have appeared widely.
- “[Moody is] that rare writer who can make the language do tricks and still suffuse his narrative with soul.” — Esquire
- Rick will participate in a conversation with Alexi Zentner: “How to Develop and Sustain a Writing Life” (afternoon of January 11th, from approximately 4-5pm)
- He will also give a reading of his work on January 12th, from 7-8pm